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# laptops

All time
# electronic devices
Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening
EU and US officials were debating the measure today.
# Operation Thor
Gardaí seize three cars, two laptops and an iPad after pulling driver over
Five men have been arrested.
# TechKnowHow
Is it bad if you keep your laptop plugged in all the time?
You might not think about it much, but there is one thing to be concerned about.
# which ipad is this now?
Some ex-TDs haven't bothered to return their laptops, but the Dáil still wants them back
20 former TDs who either retired or lost their seats have failed to return technology worth €20,000 provided to them by the State.
# dawn raids
20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation
Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.
# downing tools
'A tour to the past of 15 years ago': Turning off technology for a weekend
A group of people will be meeting at a hotel in Donegal next weekend for a digital detox.
# in the crosshairs
Microsoft just unveiled a serious competitor to Apple's Macbook Pro
And the new addition to the Surface range, which Microsoft called its first laptop, came with a twist.
# TechGuide
Sleep, hibernate or shut down: which one is the right option for your laptop?
Each one has its own pros and cons.
# Q-tip
Using your devices at night? Here's how you can reduce the strain on your eyes
Alternatively, you could just not look at your phone in bed, but you’re not going to do that, are you?
# TechKnowHow
When buying a laptop, what factors should you consider?
It can be confusing at the best of times, but there are a few things worth keeping in mind.
# irreplaceable
Twenty 'irreplaceable' laptops stolen in primary school break in
The offices at Our Lady Immaculate Junior School were also ransacked during the burglary.
# force be with you
Here's what electromagnetic force field from a laptop looks like
Beautiful, but you might think twice about sitting with your computer directly on your lap.
# Microsoft Innovation School
Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching
Principal Brian Boyle believes they are the smallest school to have achieved the ‘Microsoft Innovation School’ title.
# Education
Thousands of post-primary pupils to start school year using e-books
E-books aim to bring cost savings, provide a more interactive learning system in the classroom and – of course – cut down on the weight of school bags.
# telly
6 things we learned today about how we watch telly
Plus, why do most of us now use social media while watching our favourite shows?
# touch me
6 incredibly fiendish tricks to make you buy stuff
It turns out that Apple deliberately angle their laptops at the precise angle of 70 degrees to get you to touch their product. What else are companies doing to get us to spend money?